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. >>> vp candidate paul ryan will prepare for his debate in virginia. the republican vp candidate will hold a debate. vice president joe biden is using chris van holland to stand in for ryan. the debate is scheduled on october the 8th in kentucky. >>> the supreme court justices will rule on several key cases, including whether race should be a factor in college admissions. today's court will also decide whether to curtail parts of the voter rights act of 1985. it requires the federal government to oversee any election rule changes in states with a history of voter discrimination. also on the docket, whether the defense of marriage act is constitutional. it states the federal government will only recognize traditional marriages. >> right now president obama is focused on winning re-election, but he's already focused on winning a key election should he win. cnbc's seema mody is live with some of the names mentioned. >> good morning. >>> if president obama wins, one of his first assignments is to find a replacement for treasury secretary timothy geithner. geithner has said he wants to leave bu
military institute in lexington. romney and his running mate, paul ryan, campaigned in fisherville, virginia yesterday. though it didn't come up in we had night's debate, romney is talking about his 47% comment again saying his choice of words was, quote, wrong. more on that coming up later on in this hour. in this hour. >>> an alert now for women in fairfax county. police are looking if a suspected serial fondler. >> he has approached at least five women, usual hi from behind appear grabbing them and taking often. -- usually from behind and grabbing them and taking off. >> reporter: this firveg victim just came forward. she hadn't initially reported the incident. -- this fifth victim just came forward. she was walking here on hibling avenue in ving field at the same place where another woman says she too was victimized by what police believe is a serial fondler. the man is described as a man in his 30s with dark eyeand a neatly trimmed beard. victims say he usually comes up from behind, grabs them, fondle them and then runs away. police say he has victimized women and girls at thr
're making me do my homework. >> reporter: joe biden and paul ryan don't debate until next week. so they're on the trail representing their campaigns this tuesday, biden in north carolina and ryan in iowa of jennifer davis, fox news. >> you can watch that first presidential debate on fox 5 at 9:00 tomorrow night live from denver. >>> a scare in the air for american airlines. passengers had a row of seats come loose in midflight. now the airline figured out why. will thomas is everywhere at 11:00. >> american airlines is responding. it says the clasps that hold the seats in place were installed improperly on several planes. so the seats came loose while the planes were up in the air. no one was hurt, but some flights had to be diverted for safety reasons. american airlines is stuck in contract negotiations with a labor union, but officials say the problem is a mechanical issue and not related to the labor problems. >> the results are in. there is no trace of jimmy hoffa's remains in a sample dug up from a driveway near detroit. the teamsters boss vanished 40 years ago. a tipster pointed p
on nbc 4. >>> meanwhile, paul ryan will prepare for his own debate in our region. he will hold a three day camp starting on wednesday in virginia. his debate with joe bide season set for thursday, october 11th kentucky. advisors for ryan are already down playing expectations, calling vice president bideen one of the most experienced debaters in politics, and president biden spent time in florida. he said voters that republican plans will make health care unaffordable for seniors. he also blamed president obama for the strugglingy saying their policies caused problems to begin with. >> organizers are planning a week of resistance. saturday, the group protested outside of the bank of america branch. they put up tape blocking the entrance. >>> our slogan is the banks were bailed out, we were sold out. and a lot of people were sold out by the banks. this is a way to make it real. we were able to stop one eviction and to delay another one for a couple months. >> tomorrow they plan to block k street during the morning rush. >> and the redskins battle the bucs today and the gnats could be cel
governor chris christie calls it, quote, the restart of this campaign. >>> romney's running mate paul ryan will get ready for his own debate by hunkering down in virginia. still unknown where he'll setting up that camp. his debate with vice president joe biden is set for thursday, october 11th, in kentucky. advisers for ryan are already downplaying expectations, calling vice president biden one of the most experienced debaters in politics. >>> today vice president biden will visit the pentagon to recognize a vehicle that has saved countless lives in iraq and afghanistan. they are called mine resistant, ambush protected vehicles, and they protect service members from hidden roadside bombs. as a senator, biden pushed for the development and use for the vehicles because of the high number of service members being killed by hidden bombs. >>> 4:35 is our time. this week marks ten years since the beginning of the beltway sniper attacks that paralyzed our area. now lee boyd malvo is opening up and goiapologizing for his acti. malvo spoke of the attacks that injured ten and killed three others ove
in the commonwealth this morning. he and his running mate paul ryan were at an event in the shenandoah valley. he is looking to build momentum after the debate. >>> a health alert now about a rare form of meningitis. officials say it has now spread to six states killing five people including one each in maryland and virginia. 35 cases have been reported across the country of fungal meningitis. doctors say it taxed the lining of the brain and the spinal cord. all of the infected patients received steroid injections to treat back pain. doctors suggest the steroid was likely contaminated and say it is not contagious. >> you are going to see a spike perhaps in more cases in the next few more days but ultimately, it will subside. >> it is very important for your listening audience to know that this meningitis is not transmissible person to person. >> symptoms include nausea, dizziness, fever and severe headaches. >>> other local headlines right now. in northwest d.c., four people including one firefighter are recovering after a fire on k street. one person had to jump from a window and is in serious c
invoked paul ryan, mitt romney's running mate in saying look, you want to change things. mitt romney came back and said look, if you are a current recipient of medicare or you are near medicare in terms of age, i'm not going to change anything. then the president came back and said well, if you are 54 or 55, you better worry. so that's a real divide on that issue. in terms of social security, there was no new ground. the president did say he wants to tweak it. does that mean raising the age? does that mean raising the income level? we don't know. but there seemed to be some agreement on social security, but there was a definite difference when it came to medicaid. >> mark, let me ask you about something else that people seem to watch. people like to watch the style. and how a candidate acts when they are out there. we saw the cut ways of both of the candidates. mitt romney's likeability rating has been different. >> i think he did well. he has a very nice way of looking at somebody while they are speaking. there was no smirking. i thought it was interesting that obama looked at the came
in the one presidential debate with paul ryan. >> what do you think of this report that a lot of people think the polls of these two candidates are skewed towards obama, so it looks like all these polls show obama is in the lead and there's a report now saying a lot of those polls are underreporting and oversampling democrats. >> the allegation is there's oversampling of democrats. every poll is different, but there seems to be some real unanimity. i think people will be very surprised if barack obama who seems to be ahead by considerable amounts in swing states, especially ohio and florida which romney needs to win that people will be flabbergasted if it doesn't quite turn out that way. the general election poll in terms of the entire nation 39- 47 is almost tied, but in the state swing polls there seems to be a great difference. so there's a real discrepancy. >> fox 5 political analyst mark plotkin. the debate airs tomorrow at 9:00. you can watch it right here on fox 5. i'll have the wrap-up on the news at 10:00, the news edge at 11:00. >>> a major victory for democrats today. a judge block
-debate rallies. mitt romney and his running mate paul ryan will be in virginia on thursday. president obama is staying in colorado. angie? >> tracie, thank you. >>> this morning we're getting a sense of when marylanders think of some ballot initiatives they'll vote on next month. according to a new "baltimore sun" poll, nearly half of maryland voters say they will vote in favor of same sex marriage. a poll finds a majority of voters oppose question 7, which would expand gambling in the state and put a casino in prince george's county. and voters are split on maryland's version of the d.r.e.a.m. act, giving some immigrants access to instate tuition. 44% in favor, and 41% opposed. that three-point difference is within the margin of error. >>> victims of domestic violence in maryland will get extra protection. people who have to leave their jobs because of the threat of violence will now be eligible for unemployment insurance benefits. plus judges will have to report whether defendants have a domestically related relationship with their victims. police will use this list to monitor domestic vi
any of those debates, joe biden won them. the harvard and yale debates, will be paul ryan and joe biden. they will be better at it. romney is good in a group setting, not done a lot of one-on-one. john mccain wasn't the best debater either. he doesn't blow anybody away. >> i spoke with nate silver from the "new york times" who has looked at all the polls and how much ground mitt romney has to gain, as much as seven points, a lot to gain in some of the key battleground states through a debate performance when two guys can be very well prepared, one sitting president. >> kerry did it though against bush. >> i don't know that he made up all that ground. >> it's not the debate, what is it for mitt romney the last five and a half weeks of this campaign to change it? >> i think he does have to go big. he has to have a couple of really big ideas that connect with the american people and where they are. the economy is slowly getting better. there are real doubts about medicare plan that paul ryan has put in place that is beginning to hurt them in the battleground states. i don't think the
appearances and attacks before the debate are being handed off to the number twos. paul ryan and joe biden hit the trial while their bosses brush up. >> and while this first debate is focused primarily on domestic issues, foreign policy is playing a much larger role out in the campaign trail. especially in the wake of the attack on the consulate in libya. in washington, doug luzader, fox news. >>> and we're learning more about that attack on the american consulate last month. months earlier, a team of american special forces went in to asty in benghazi. they also reportedly trained local militias in protecting the consulate. while the state department then became responsible for security there, but never put in a request to the pentagon for more protection. this comes as the white house is rejecting calls for ambassador susan wright to resign for saying that the attacks were sparked by the offensive antes-muslim film. >>> it is 7:22. we will tell you why it is a little more pricey in the district for food. and why you have to pay. >>> and christmas is months away but it is shaping up to be a b
put forth. the idea came not from paul ryan but also it came from bill clinton's chief of staff. this is an idea that has been around for a long time. we are saying let's bring competition into the medicare were also people can get a choice of different plans at lower cost, better quality, and better competition. >> first of all, every study has shown that meeicare has lower administrative costs than private insurance does, which is why seniors are generally pretty happy with it. private insurance has to make a profit. there is nothing wrong with that, that is what they do. so you have higher administrative costs, plus profit on top of that, and if you were going to save any money through what governor romney is proposing, what would have to happen is, the money has to come from somewhere. when you move to a voucher system, you are putting seniors at the mercy of those insurance companies. over time, if traditional medicare has decayed or fall apart, and they are stopped. this is the reason why aarp has said that your plan would weaken medicare substaatially, and that is why the
and congressman paul ryan square off on october 11th. then it is round two for mr. obama and governor romney five days later. allison. >> so, sarah, lots to talk about, important things like taxes, deficit, all this, jobless rates, but also talk about big bird and it caught fire. it's amazing. what was this about? >>reporter: i think it was one of those things that somebody could latch on to because there weren't a lot of those moments as we talked about, but this was one. it came up in a discussion, as you mentioned, about the deficit, it is definitely getting the most attention on social network. take a look at this. >> i'm sorry, jim, i'm going to stop the subsidize to pbs, i'm going to stop other things. i love pbs, i love big bird, i actually like you too, but i'm not going to -- >>reporter: within minutes of that comment, big bird was trending on twitter with 17,000 mentions per minute and a parody account called fired big bird wracked up more than 20,000 followers. one last note here, moderator jim lehrer may have taken the most criticism coming out of last night's debate. some reviews f
running mate, paul ryan insists, he's not concerned, even while acknowledging campaign mistakes. >> we've had some miss steps, but at the end of the day, the choice is really clear and we're giving people a clear choice. >> governor romney, he's a good debater. i'm just okay. >> reporter: for days, both sides have been tamping down debate expectations. >> we expected all along that governor romney will have a good night. he's prepared more than any candidate in history. and he's shown himself to be a very, very good debater through the years. >> sometimes we expect a major break through. you know, the comment that doesn't happen very often. >> reporter: new jersey governor chris christie predicted romney would do extremely well and turn the race upside down. >> thursday morning, the entire narrative of this race is going to change. >> reporter: and if the president is trying to avoid the campaign over the next several days, natalie, it will be tough to do. if he turns on the local news at his lakeside resort in henderson, nevada tonight, he'll see none other than his opponent's wife, a
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